Volume 20 Issue 4 April 1970

Lionel Kochan describes how two of the most important of Russian Revolutionary Conferences were held in Edwardian London.

Robert E. Zegger reflects on the the philhellenic crusade to free Greece in the 1820s.

Joseph M. Levine introduces the modern historians' forerunners; the men who invented the techniques and defined the problems of studying the past.

Throughout his long life, including his years in Russia, Ribeiro Sanches kept in touch with ‘Men of Reason’ in many European countries.

Colin Davies describes how, in the sixth century B.C., two philosophers emerged upon the Asian shore of the Aegean Sea to develop the ideas of Thales.

Howard Shaw introduces Henry Ireton, Cromwell's son-in-law, a regicide, and a man with principles and temper of a Cassius, who “stuck at nothing.”